I just couldn't do it

Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by dwhiz, Jan 21, 2020.

  1. dwhiz

    dwhiz Collector Supporter

    I was all set to crack out my 2019-S EHRPR, I had my official slab cracking tool at the ready, couldn't pull the trigger.
    So I made my own page for my Dansco. I'll cover the front with something clear . 2016-S ehrpr xxx.jpg 2016-S ehrpr.jpg
     
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  3. Clawcoins

    Clawcoins Well-Known Member

    It's nice looking in that slab ...
    I like the Dansco too, but I think that one should be in the slab.
     
  4. GSDykes

    GSDykes Well-Known Member

    Yes, keep it in the slab. I often use clear polyethelene (sp) sheets, made for baseball cards. I cut them down to four pockets, and punch 2 holes to fit into my album. I put the slabs into one of the 4 pockets. However, you COA is bigger, so it would not fit in the baseball pockets. There are other poly... sheets which can accommodate such items. Your work looks nice!
    Gary in Washington
     
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  5. -jeffB

    -jeffB Greshams LEO Supporter

    I concur. You can't un-crack the slab, but you can always un-not-crack it if you change your mind. :)
     
  6. Randy Abercrombie

    Randy Abercrombie Supporter! Supporter

    You made the right decision.
     
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  7. CoinCorgi

    CoinCorgi Derp, derp, derp!

    You are weak. Crack it out. Resist the dark side.
     
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  8. Santinidollar

    Santinidollar Supporter! Supporter

    That’s a cool way of handling that. I’d want to keep the grade on it — especially since you paid for it in the purchase price!
     
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  9. ja59

    ja59 Missing the Beach, Almost as Much as .....

    WHEW!! Close One. Agree, Leave it in.
     
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  10. Noah Finney

    Noah Finney Morgan / Gold Indian Member

    buy an other one, one for keeps....... one for the album
     
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  11. Treashunt

    Treashunt The Other Frank

    wow, I must have fallen asleep.

    They slabbed the COA!
     
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  12. Mr. Flute

    Mr. Flute Well-Known Member

    If people are willing to pay...they're more than happy to oblige.

    It's the American Dream.
     
  13. GoldBug999

    GoldBug999 Active Member

    Gary in Washington, could you kindly upload a photo of the set up you describe? I would appreciate it.
     
  14. GSDykes

    GSDykes Well-Known Member

    No problem, photo below. Just pick up a pack of the polyethylene baseball card holder sheets at Walmart. Trim to just 4 pockets, punch holes to fit your album. Slots can hold 2 types of slabs. Crude, but this way I can keep a few slabs of nickels with those in the album.
    Gary in Washington
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  15. Chuck_A

    Chuck_A Well-Known Member

    I believe I saw full page sheets for slabs on Coin Week supplies store for 3-ring binder accessories that are specifically made for the TPG slabs.
     
  16. juris klavins

    juris klavins Well-Known Member

    You might consider getting a custom-cut art mat from an artists' framing store to fit the slabs exactly - it will add to the overall eye appeal - maybe mount them in a glass covered frame too ?

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  17. GSDykes

    GSDykes Well-Known Member

    no doubt! Probably easier to use.
     
  18. Dug13

    Dug13 Active Member

    Maybe I worry too much.......but it might be wise to crop your pic to remove your home address.
     
  19. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    @dwhiz
    What is that? Bull figurine?
    bull.JPG
     
  20. dwhiz

    dwhiz Collector Supporter

  21. coin dog

    coin dog Active Member

    Good idea to keep it in the slab. If for no other reason, to protect from scratches, dings, environment, dust, etc. All it would take is to drop it one time, and....I don't even want to think about it!
     
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